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|Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, speaking at the Children's Rights Officers and Advocates 2010 Conference - CROA Conference Social Reporters|
Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, speaking at the Children's Rights Officers and Advocates 2010 Conference. (Recorded on a video camera - apologies for the background noise).
Keywords: Childrens Rights; CROA; Children in Care; CROA
|ERIC ED255790: Preventive Detention of Juveniles. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session. Oversight Hearing to Review the Recent Supreme Court Decision Relating to the Pretrial Detention of Juvenile Offenders. Serial No. J-98-145. - ERIC|
This document contains prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on the pretrial detention of juveniles. The opening statement of Senator Arlen Specter, subcommittee chairman, is presented, focusing on the concerns arising from the Supreme Court decision in the case of Schall versus Martin (New York) which supports the constitutionality of preventive detention for juveniles...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Crime Prevention; Delinquency; Due Process; Hearings; Juvenile Courts
|ERIC ED237202: Grandparents Rights. Report Together with Additional Views [To Accompany H. Con. Res. 45 which on Feb. 7, 1983, Was Referred Jointly to the Committees on the Judiciary and Education and Labor] from the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, 98th Congress, 1st Session, Rept. 98-61, Part 1. - ERIC|
This very brief legislative report summarizes the House of Representatives Concurrent Resolution 45, a resolution calling for the development of a model Uniform Grandparents Visitation Act (UGVA). The UGVA would grant grandparents adequate rights to petition state courts for visitation privileges with their grandchildren following marriage dissolution of such grandchildren's parents. The legislative background of and justification for the resolution are stated, and its costs and inflationary imp...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Civil Rights; Family Relationship; Federal Legislation; Grandparents
|Letter Written To Rhode Island Child Advocate - Cibeles Jolivette Gonzalez|
This letter was written on June 11th to a Rhode Island child advocate, and was sent in binded book form with certain photos and some copies of documents. We never got a reply.
Keywords: Rhode Island child advocate; DCYF abuses; foster care abuses; parental rights; childrens rights; injustices; social activism
|ERIC ED338520: Looking Out for Eliza Doolittle: The Ethical Treatment of Education Research Subjects. Working Paper. - ERIC|
George Bernard Shaw's play, "Pygmalion," tells the story of an educational experiment involving Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins. The characters set out to achieve a dramatic alteration in Eliza's linguistic ability, and they succeed. This paper uses "Pygmalion" as a case study in the treatment of education research subjects. Important moral issues in education research are highlighted and current practices in educational research are analyzed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Educational Research; Elementary Secondary Education; Ethics; Higher Education; Moral Values
|ERIC ED337284: "Why Play Is the Fundamental Right of the Child." Theme Session I. - ERIC|
This paper describes an open symposium designed to help participants: (1) better understand the nature of play and the nature of the child in the education process; (2) be more effective in their efforts to facilitate children's growth, development, and learning; and (3) continue to make a difference in children's lives. The notion of play as a medium for learning was presented, and the importance of the play-education-child triad was established and discussed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Children; Childrens Rights; Civil Liberties; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Interrelationships; Play
|ERIC ED386269: Speak Out for Children. Winter 1992/1993 through Summer/Fall 1994. - ERIC|
"Speak Out for Children" is the quarterly newsletter of the Children's Rights Council (CRC), which is concerned with the healthy development of children of divorced and separated parents. The newsletter consists of feature articles and regular sections and columns. Feature articles of Volume 8, Number 1 are: "The Controversial Truth: Two-Parent Families Are Better"; "Seventh National Conference April 28 - May 2, 1993"; "Clinton Administration and Congress"; "Commission on Child Access"; "Special...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Custody; Child Development; Child Support; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Divorce; Financial Support; One Parent Family
|ERIC ED372832: Ombudswork for Children: A Way of Improving the Position of Children in Society. - ERIC|
The main objective of the International Congress for Children was to underline the evolution in the concept of children, the idea that children are, above all, human beings and not just "human-beings-to-be." The 39 presentations are divided into 3 parts. The seven papers in the first part examine motives and strategies for children's rights. The motives are discussed from a historical and philosophical point of view, as well as from the viewpoint of developmental psychology...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Children; Childrens Rights; Civil Liberties; Conferences; Foreign Countries; Juvenile Justice; Ombudsmen
|ERIC ED311376: What's a Kid To Do about Child Abuse? - ERIC|
This booklet discusses child abuse, targeting pre-teenagers and teenagers. It describes what child abuse is, why it happens, and what a teenager can do about it. These topics are covered: (1) definition of child abuse and types of child abuse; (2) differentiating between child abuse and discipline; (3) sexual abuse; (4) family types of child abusers; (5) why parents abuse; (6) how abuse affects a teenager; (7) how to determine if a teenager is abused; (8) what to do if a teenager is abused; (9) ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Childrens Rights; Coping; Parent Child Relationship; Preadolescents; Responses; Runaways; Sexual Abuse; Victims of Crime
|ERIC ED258732: Children's Intellectual Rights. - ERIC|
Three principles concerning children's intellectual rights are proposed and discussed. The principles are: (1) intellectual rights of children include access to ideas and freedom of expression; (2) denial of rights on the basis of lack of competence requires empirical justification; and (3) denial of rights on the basis of lack of competence yields an obligation to facilitate intellectual development...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Censorship; Childrens Rights; Competence; Creationism; Educational Legislation; Educational Responsibility; Government Role; Intellectual Experience; Private Education; State Government
|ERIC ED372860: Children's Rights: Monitoring Issues. - ERIC|
A number of research seminars were organized to clarify the fundamental principles underlying local, regional, and international efforts to establish a structure for monitoring and promoting children's rights. This book contains papers presented at these seminars by experts on child advocacy, promotion of children's interests by children, and children's knowledge and views. The 14 papers presented are: (1) "The Search for the Achilles Heel: Monitoring of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Ch...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Advocacy; Child Labor; Child Welfare; Children; Childrens Rights; Foreign Countries; International Programs; Ombudsmen; Public Policy
|ERIC ED372831: Children's Rights. Reflections on and Consequences of the Use of Developmental Psychology in Working for the Interests of Children. The Norwegian Ombudsman for Children: A Practical Experience. - ERIC|
Since the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, nations are obligated to submit regular reports to the international Expert Committee, which will require monitoring conditions for children. This study discusses the Norwegian Ombudsman for Children as a useful source of experience for other countries. Chapter 1 presents those trends in legal rights, child psychology, human rights, and public opinion that converged in the 1950s and 1960s to create an international concern for ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Children; Childrens Rights; Developmental Psychology; Foreign Countries; Global Approach; International Organizations; International Programs
|ERIC ED378300: District Parent Liaison Pilot Program 1992-1993. OER Report. - ERIC|
To increase the role and the participation of parents and to strengthen parent involvement in their children's education, the Board of Education of New York City provided funding for a district/or superintendency-level parent liaison pilot program for the 1992-93 school year. The project consisted of the creation of a parent liaison position for a 6-month term. Seven community school districts and one high school superintendency were selected as pilot sites...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Conflict Resolution; Cooperation; Educational Finance; Elementary Secondary Education; Parent Associations; Parent Participation; Parent Role; Parent School Relationship; Pilot Projects; Program Evaluation; Surveys; Training
|ERIC ED374547: Law, Trauma, and Sexual Abuse in the Schools: Why Can't Children Protect Themselves? - ERIC|
Legal suits concerning sexual abuse of students in the schools have increased since 1987. This paper examines recent cases involving child abuse in the schools from two perspectives. First, it reviews a line of federal cases that have considered whether school districts have an affirmative constitutional duty to protect children similar to the duty that the state owes prisoners and mental patients who are unable to protect themselves...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Court Litigation; Elementary Secondary Education; Legal Problems; Legal Responsibility; Sexual Abuse
|ERIC ED343694: United States Contributions to Children's Rights: An Overview of the 20th Century. - ERIC|
This paper reviews the contributions of the United States to the promotion of children's rights. In the 19th century, the United States created public schools to supplement family education. Societies to protect children were also established. Early in the 20th century, the government began a series of White House Conferences on Children and Youth, which resulted in the creation of the Children's Bureau in 1912 and the promulgation of the Children's Charter in 1930...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Health; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Civil Rights Legislation; Educational Legislation; Elementary Secondary Education; Federal Legislation; Government Role; Preschool Education; Public Schools; School Desegregation
|ERIC ED368799: Chapter 1 Advocacy Handbook. Making the Chapter 1 Program Work in Your Schools. - ERIC|
This handbook is designed to provide parents and advocates with the information they need to take an active role in Chapter 1 programs. It contains 11 chapters. Chapters 1-4 are designed for anyone interested in learning more about the basic requirements of Chapter 1 law. Specifically, these chapters provide a brief overview of the law, explore the legal requirements, analyze the chronology of steps that school districts receiving Chapter 1 funds must follow, discuss the key rights of children i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Compensatory Education; Educational Legislation; Educational Objectives; Elementary Secondary Education; Long Range Planning; Parent Participation; Parent Rights; Program Development; Program Improvement; Resources; Student Evaluation
|ERIC ED354980: How the Convention on the Rights of the Child Provides for the Survival and Development of the Child. - ERIC|
This paper discusses the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted in 1989 and, over the next approximately 3 years, was ratified by 117 member countries. After a brief historical overview of children's rights, the paper presents a summary and analysis of the Convention's preamble, which states the preconditions of the convention and sets out guidelines for interpreting the convention, and articles of the convention...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Children; Childrens Rights; Developed Nations; International Cooperation; International Law; International Organizations; Legal Responsibility; Social Responsibility
|ERIC ED358936: Children in Divorced Family Systems: New Approaches. Presentations at NCCR's Annual Conference (4th, Arlington, Virginia, October 13-15, 1989). - ERIC|
The National Council for Children's Rights (NCCR) is a child-advocacy group that works to assure a child the right to two parents. This proceedings contains three presentations from the NCCR's fourth annual conference and highlights of the remaining presentations. The proceedings include: (1) a welcoming address by NCCR President David L. Levy, who highlighted the activities, accomplishments, and goals of the council; (2) an overview and the complete text of "When a Parental Alienation Syndrome ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Custody; Childrens Rights; Court Litigation; Divorce; Family Relationship; Family (Sociological Unit); Innovation; Legal Problems; Parent Child Relationship; Stepfamily
|ERIC ED291528: History and Fundamentals of Child Support Enforcement. Second Edition. - ERIC|
The Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1985, the most significant child support enforcement measures taken by the United States Federal Government since the Child Support Enforcement Program was created in 1975, are discussed in this document. Also discussed are the history of enforcing child support payments and methods for dealing with absent parents. The first chapter provides a general overview of the problems involved in getting parents to keep up with child support payments, and how t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Children; Childrens Rights; Federal Legislation; Federal Programs; Law Enforcement; One Parent Family; Parent Child Relationship; Parent Financial Contribution; Parent Responsibility
|ERIC ED260346: Advocacy in School Psychology: Problems and Procedures. - ERIC|
Inherent in the many roles of a school psychologist is a primary responsibility to act as a child advocate. Child advocacy carries with it a variety of definitions, all of which are concerned with aligning oneself with the cause of either an individual child or a group. Child advocacy involves asserting and defending those rights of an individual or group which have been formalized in law and working to extend (through personal or political intervention, legislation and litigation) the children'...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Confidentiality; Counselor Client Relationship; Counselor Role; Elementary Secondary Education; Legal Responsibility; School Psychologists
|ERIC ED280565: The Chairman's Report on Children in America: A Strategy for the 100th Congress. Volume II. Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, 99th Congress, 2d Session. - ERIC|
This report, the second of two volumes, provides descriptions and legislative histories of Federal programs that affect the rights of children to education of high quality, opportunities for self-sufficiency, healthy bodies, and safe and liveable environments. Programs and related legislation are grouped under the headings of these four rights. Usually included in each program profile is information concerning program purpose and history, funding mechanisms, recipients who benefit, provisions fo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Community Involvement; Education; Employment; Environment; Federal Legislation; Federal Programs; Financial Support; Health; Nutrition; Participant Characteristics; Program Descriptions
|ERIC ED389406: In Our Own Backyard: A Teaching Guide for the Rights of the Child (Intended for Grade 1 through Grade 8). - ERIC|
This guide presents children's rights as an issue directly affecting all children and one in which children's meaningful participation affects the responsibilities that accompany those rights. The handbook is organized around teaching ideas about the Convention on the Rights of the Child adopted by the United Nations in 1989 and later ratified by several member nations. Part 1, "Know Your Rights," suggests nine teaching tools and resources for a broad overview of children's rights and is followe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Responsibility; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; Educational Resources; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Foreign Countries; Learning Activities; Teaching Guides; Teaching Methods
|ERIC ED346961: The Child's Right To Play. - ERIC|
Several factors are eroding children's right to play. The first is continuing poverty throughout the world. This factor is evident in underdeveloped countries and the inner cities of industrialized countries. Changing cultural values are a second factor in developed societies where indifference toward the importance of play is prevalent. The many activities children are required to participate in and the amount of time they spend viewing television decrease the time they spend in play...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Child Labor; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; Developed Nations; Developing Nations; Enrollment; Intellectual Development; Play; Poverty; Preschool Children; Preschool Education; Social Development; Television Viewing
|ERIC ED281620: Children's First Amendment Rights: Legal and Empirical Issues. - ERIC|
Children should have the same First Amendment rights as adults except when it can be empirically shown that the children in question differ from minimally normal adults in relevant intellectual competencies and would, as a result, be likely to suffer harm if accorded full First Amendment liberties. In this paper, specific principles derived from this general perspective are proposed. Application of the principles raises empirical questions about the ability of children at various ages to critica...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Censorship; Childrens Rights; Creationism; Educational Practices; Elementary Secondary Education; Evolution; Moral Issues; Public Schools; Religion; Textbook Selection; Theories; Values
|ERIC ED291476: Different Voices: Responses from Minnesota's Many Families. - ERIC|
This report was prepared as a result of Minnesota Governor Rudy Perpich's 1984 request that the Governor's Council on Families and Children review the status of Minnesota's families and children, report its findings, and determine the concerns of other interested people in the state. The report presents highlights and records comments from four public meetings and from a survey of people who had read an executive summary prepared earlier by the council...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Day Care; Employer Supported Day Care; Family Characteristics; Family Problems; Family Programs; Family Violence; Government Role; Public Policy; State Aid; State Government; State Programs
|ERIC ED330485: Adolescent Reasoning and Adolescent Rights. - ERIC|
In two recent cases, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the authority of public secondary schools to exercise control over student publication in the school newspaper (Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier, 1988) and student meetings on school premises (Board of Education v. Mergens, 1990). The Court ruled for substantial school authority with respect to the content of the school newspaper but upheld students' right of equal access with respect to student meetings...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Childrens Rights; Cognitive Ability; Court Litigation; Freedom of Speech; Maturity (Individuals); Public Policy; Public Schools; Secondary Education; Secondary School Curriculum; Teacher Role
|ERIC ED249634: Questions Teachers Ask about Legal Aspects of Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect. - ERIC|
This publication, intended to serve as a general guideline, presents responses to 20 questions on the specific roles and responsibilities of individual teachers when they are involved in reporting child abuse and neglect. The Legal Services section of each Department of Social Services in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands received and responded to a questionnaire...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Responsibility; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Childrens Rights; Compliance (Legal); Legal Responsibility; Noninstructional Responsibility; Questionnaires; Sexual Abuse; State Legislation; Tables (Data); Teacher Responsibility
|ERIC ED356027: "The Best Parent Is Both Parents." Presentations at the Annual Conference of the National Council for Children's Rights (6th, Arlington, Virginia, March 19-22, 1992). - ERIC|
This document contains 17 conference presentations: (1) "Results of an Evaluation of Five Access Enforcement Programs" (Jessica Pearson); (2) "Conflict and Children's Post-Divorce Adjustment: A Closer Look" (Joan B. Kelly); (3) "What's Normal' for Stepfamilies?" (Claire Berman); (4) "How Psychiatry Promotes Child Abuse in Child Custody Litigation" (Lee Coleman); (5) "Recognizing Child Abuse: The Need for a More Balanced Approach" (Douglas Bresharov); (6) "Issues Affecting Access of Children to G...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Activism; Child Abuse; Child Advocacy; Child Custody; Child Support; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Divorce; Grandparents; Public Policy; Welfare Reform
|ERIC ED364328: Beyond Rhetoric: Assuring a Child's Right to Two Parents. Presentations at the Children's Rights Council National Conference (7th, Bethesda, Maryland, April 28-May 2, 1993). - ERIC|
This document contains papers presented at the Seventh National Conference of the Children's Rights Council, also known as the National Council for Children's Rights. The papers presented were: (1) "Alternatives to the Adversarial Process for Resolution of Child Custody Cases" (Hugh McIsaac); (2) "New Decision Making Models in Child Protection Cases" (Nancy Thoennes); (3) "Socializing Techniques: Positive Parenting in a Hostile Environment" (Kris Kline); (4) "How To Prepare for Your Day in Court...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Child Abuse; Child Advocacy; Child Custody; Child Support; Child Welfare; Children; Childrens Rights; Court Litigation; Divorce; Grandparents; One Parent Family; Parenting Skills; Parents
|ERIC ED384439: Reaching the Children: In Celebration of the Rights of the Child. - ERIC|
This resource booklet provides teachers with information on the role of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It also contains activities that teachers can use with children to help them understand the role of UNICEF and the rights outlined in the CRC. The convention guarantees children the right to: (1) affection, love, and understanding; (2) adequate nutrition and medical care; (3) protection against all forms of neglect...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bias; Child Health; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; Civil Liberties; Civil Rights; Class Activities; Classroom Techniques; Disabilities; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Equal Education; Peace
|ERIC ED371851: Rechten Van Kinderen (Rights of Children) Lecture on the Ombudsman for Children in Costa Rica; Lecture on the Latin American Child and Family Network. Studie- en Documentatiecentrum voor Rechten van Kinderen Cahier 7. - ERIC|
These two lectures discuss children's rights and the role that government can play in helping to alleviate some of the difficulties faced by children in developing nations, focusing on the situation in Costa Rica, specifically, and Latin America, in general. The first lecture examines some of the economic and social problems in Costa Rica, their impact on children, and the Costa Rican government's decision to create the office of Ombudsman for Children...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Educational Change; Elementary Secondary Education; Federal Legislation; Foreign Countries; Government Role; International Educational Exchange; Ombudsmen; Peace; Social Action
|ERIC ED363390: The State of the World's Children, 1993. Summary. - ERIC|
This document is a summary of a report that argues that despite all the problems of the post cold war world, the means are now at hand to end mass malnutrition, preventable disease, and widespread illiteracy among the world's children at an estimated cost of $25 billion per year in additional aid to developing nations. To give this cause priority, a worldwide movement is required to bring to bear the same kind of pressure as is today being exerted by the environmental and women's movements...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Health; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; General Education; Global Approach; Health Education; Immunization Programs; Mortality Rate; Nutrition; Overpopulation; Sanitation; World Problems
|ERIC ED254818: Model Manual for the Child Care Worker. - ERIC|
This manual is designed to assist agencies in the development of a child care manual that will serve as an orientation tool for the new child care worker, and as an on-going reference tool. The manual is organized to orient the child care worker first to the agency objectives, functions, and organization, and then to specific child care responsibilities. Emergency procedures and the crucial issue of abuse and neglect are presented early and in separate sections...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Role; Child Abuse; Child Caregivers; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Guidelines; Models; Orientation Materials; Residential Institutions; Staff Development; Staff Orientation
|ERIC ED326996: Educators and Child Abuse. Policy Bulletin No. 5. - ERIC|
Educators' legal duties and school board liability in reporting suspected child abuse are discussed in this policy bulletin. Information is provided on educators' responsibilities in reporting abuse perpetrated in the home or school, school board liability resulting from failure to report as a violation of abuse victims' constitutional rights, and school board precautions against allegations of abuse or negligence...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Board of Education Role; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Compliance (Legal); Constitutional Law; Court Litigation; Elementary Secondary Education; Family Violence; Legal Responsibility
|ERIC ED241622: [Parental Rights versus Government Responsibility for Infant Medical Care.] Remarks before the American Jewish Congress, New York Metropolitan Council (January 29, 1984, New York, New York). - ERIC|
A recent ruling in the Baby Jane Doe case held that as parents are ultimately responsible for a child, and as in this case, the parents were not recipients of Federal assistance, neither they nor the hospital following their instructions to withhold treatment from their handicapped newborn are subject to Federal provisions about discrimination on the basis of handicap (Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Civil Rights Legislation; Disabilities; Equal Protection; Government Role; Hospitals; Medical Services; Neonates; Parent Child Relationship; Parent Rights; State Legislation
|ERIC ED370858: White Book of the Romanian Child. - ERIC|
This document summarizes the situation of children in Romania. The booklet is divided into five parts: (1) child and family protection, objective of the post revolutionary Romanian society; (2) forms of organizing the process of education and training for the children with a normal physical and intellectual development; (3) the situation of the disadvantaged children; (4) aspects of the organization of children's leisure time and on the cultivation of their skills; and (5) children's health...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Health; Children; Childrens Rights; Educational Planning; Educational Policy; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Leisure Time; Population Distribution
|ERIC ED315499: Observance of National Children's Day. Joint Hearing before the Task Force on Human Resources of the Committee on the Budget and the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families of the House of Representatives. One Hundred First Congress, First Session. - ERIC|
In observance of National Children's Day, this House of Representatives' joint hearing was concerned with children's health, education, and welfare issues. Its purpose was to discuss the first National Children's Day Report Card, which provides information about changes that need to be made in government spending and in the treatment of children in our society. Section 1 contains statements made by the following people: (1) Dr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Children; Childrens Rights; Educational Needs; Federal Aid; Government Role; Health Needs; Hearings; Legislators; Youth Programs
|ERIC ED337241: Child Labor Act of 1990. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor and Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session on S. 2548 To Amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 To Increase Penalities for Employers Who Violate the Child Labor Provisions of Such Act. - ERIC|
On May 8, 1990, testimony concerning the Child Labor Act of 1990 was heard at a joint hearing of two U.S. Senate subcommittees. Opening statements by Senators Metzenbaum and Jeffords concerned: (1) the increase in child labor law violations since 1983; (2) the lack of increase in penalty fines since that time; (3) child death and injury during illegal work; and (4) the relationship between child labor and difficulty in school...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Health; Child Labor; Childrens Rights; Farm Labor; Fashion Industry; Hearings; Injuries; Labor Conditions; Labor Legislation; Occupational Safety and Health; Service Occupations
|ERIC ED351142: Children's Rights in Europe: Report of the Conference Held by the European Forum for Child Welfare (Hamburg, Germany, April 27-28, 1992). - ERIC|
This conference report presents papers delivered during the three sessions of the conference. The first session concerned violence against children. In this session, two papers discussed the goal of achieving a healthy childhood for all children. The second session addressed the topic of early child care and education. Papers presented in this session described a two-generation project for providing community-based early childhood care and education in Aberdeen, Scotland, and a multicultural pro...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Day Care; Early Childhood Education; Family Programs; Foreign Countries; Immigrants; Mass Media Use; Multicultural Education; Program Descriptions
|ERIC ED389651: Torture by Governments, A Seven Part Educational Guide for High Schools. - ERIC|
This interdisciplinary unit includes seven lessons that can be adapted to fit individual classrooms and curricular needs. The focus of the lessons is on human rights and human rights abuses. The lessons include: (1) "Who Are the Victims?"; (2) "Coping"; (3) "Torturers"; (4) "A Case for Torture?"; (5) "The Map of Torture"; (6) "The Words To Say It"; and (7) "The Fight against Torture." The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights is included, as are several newspaper articles, photogr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Civil Liberties; Civil Rights; Due Process; Equal Protection; Freedom; High Schools; International Crimes; Justice; Political Attitudes; Refugees; Safety; Social Attitudes; Social Studies; Values
|ERIC ED311595: The Debate Over Corporal Punishment. Policy Memo Series No. 5. - ERIC|
Corporal punishment, the act of disciplining students by inflicting physical pain (usually paddling the child's backside), has recently come under fire due to the public's growing concern over child abuse. Opponents of corporal punishment assert that there is little hard evidence showing that physical punishment promotes character development or produces lasting behavioral change. In fact, opponents claim that corporal punishment can be counterproductive by increasing rather than curtailing anti...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Problems; Childrens Rights; Civil Rights; Corporal Punishment; Discipline; Elementary Secondary Education; In School Suspension; Public Schools; Punishment; School Policy; Student Rights
|ERIC ED380241: The State of the World's Children 1995. - ERIC|
As a contribution to the World Summit for Social Development, this UNICEF report argues that protecting and investing in children must be seen as integral to economic and social development and discusses the progress made to that end following the 1990 World Summit for Children. Chapter 1 discusses the effect of continued economic and social marginalization of the poorest nations and communities on the normal development of millions of children...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; Demography; Developed Nations; Developing Nations; Early Childhood Education; Economic Development; Illiteracy; Immunization Programs; Infant Mortality; Nutrition; Population Trends
|ERIC ED363535: A Child's Right: A Safe and Secure World. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Educating for Peace Project. - ERIC|
This document is a curriculum that serves as an introduction to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Designed for the upper elementary and middle grades 5-10, the curriculum has students "adopt" an infant from another region of the world, taking personal responsibility for their new brother or sister. This responsibility takes the form of activities celebrating the naming of the child, and activities exploring the rights of health, security, freedom, economic well being, edu...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Welfare; Childhood Needs; Childrens Rights; Citizen Participation; Elementary Education; Global Approach; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Literacy; Middle Schools; Social Studies
|ERIC ED379074: The Effects of Mobility: The Rights of the Child in Europe. Report of the Conference (Athens, Greece, April 14-16, 1994). - ERIC|
The European Forum for Child Welfare (EFCW) is committed to promoting the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the Convention's views underpin and influence the work program of the EFCW. The 1994 EFCW Conference concentrated on articles within the Convention whereby mobility within Europe may have a detrimental effect on children. This report contains the following presentations from the conference: (1) "Children at Risk in a Mobile Society and Mobile C...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Child Welfare; Children; Childrens Rights; Family Mobility; Family (Sociological Unit); Foreign Countries; Poverty; Racial Discrimination; Refugees; Relocation; Rural Areas; Sexual Abuse
|ERIC ED340153: Juvenile Corrections and the Exceptional Student. ERIC Digest #E509. - ERIC|
This digest summarizes available information on the educational needs of disabled youth in correctional facilities. The high incidence of disabilities among incarcerated youth is noted and explanations are offered (e.g., they may not be recognized as disabled). The following topics are addressed: entitlement of youths with disabilities in correctional facilities to the substantive and due process rights of Public Law 94-142; the types of correctional programs in which special educational service...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Correctional Education; Correctional Institutions; Delinquency; Delinquent Rehabilitation; Delivery Systems; Disabilities; Educational Needs; Elementary Secondary Education; Incidence; Prisoners; Special Education
|ERIC ED355003: Hearing on Corporal Punishment. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (June 18, 1992). - ERIC|
A congressional hearing on corporal punishment focused on the emotional and physical impact of corporal punishment on children in the classroom, and highlighted legislation (H.R. 1522) which would prohibit corporal punishment in educational programs funded by the federal government. Statements were presented by the following people: (1) Irwin A. Hyman, Director, National Center for the Study of Corporal Punishment and Alternatives in the Schools; (2) Marian Pokalo, Supervising Physician and Supe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Abuse; Child Welfare; Childrens Rights; Corporal Punishment; Discipline Policy; Elementary Secondary Education; Federal Legislation; Federal Regulation; Hearings; Teacher Student Relationship
|ERIC ED372002: The Rights of Children in Japan: A Teaching Unit for the Upper Elementary Grades (4-6). - ERIC|
Designed for grades 4-6, this teaching unit explores children's rights from a comparative perspective by focusing on the rights of Japanese children as revealed in a collection of stories written by Japanese junior high school students. The unit outlines a series of lessons that explore the nature of children's rights and inquire about the extent that young people in Japan enjoy those rights. The unit contains a set of 20 stories that depict the daily lives of Japanese young people...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Civil Liberties; Civil Rights; Cross Cultural Studies; Foreign Countries; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Mass Media Use; News Media; Story Telling; Teaching Guides; Units of Study
|ERIC ED303270: Supporting Individual Differences in the Classroom. - ERIC|
Child caregivers should not answer children's questions in ways that enable children to create stereotypical categories. Because children are aware of differences among the peers and the adults they encounter, children's questions must be answered accurately and in a developmentally appropriate way. When questions about individual difference arise, caregivers should assign no value to any difference...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Rights; Concept Formation; Disabilities; Early Childhood Education; Guidelines; Individual Differences; Minority Groups; Multiracial Persons; Racial Differences; Self Concept; Sex Differences; Teacher Responsibility; Teacher Role; Values; Young Children
|ERIC ED327756: Legal Issues for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Prevention and Treatment Programs Serving High-Risk Youth. - ERIC|
This technical report examines legal and policy issues affecting agencies offering alcohol and other drug prevention and treatment services to youth. Specific issues covered include: (1) whether such agencies must comply with federal laws and regulations governing confidentiality of patient records, and, if they must comply, how they must do so; (2) when such agencies may offer services to minors without parental consent; (3) when and how they must report child abuse and neglect; (4) how they ca...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; At Risk Persons; Childrens Rights; Compliance (Legal); Confidential Records; Confidentiality; Drug Abuse; Drug Addiction; Drug Rehabilitation; Federal Regulation; Legal Problems; Legal Responsibility; Parent Rights; Social Agencies; Social Services; State Legislation; Youth Programs